Mr. Aliyu G. Mohammed

PROFILE OF THE PERMANENT SECRETARY, SPECIAL SERVICES OFFICE, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE FEDERATION

Mr. Aliyu Ganda Mohammed was born in Yabo, Sokoto State.  He started his elementary education in 1968 at the JNI Primary School, Yabo.  Thereafter he proceeded to Government Secondary Technical School, Farfaru, Sokoto in 1974 where he obtained his West African School Certificate in 1979.

2.        In pursuit of advanced education, Mr. Mohammed went to the State College of Arts and Science (SCAS), Sokoto in 1979 for the Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) Certificate.  He then gained admission into the then University of Sokoto, from where he graduated in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science.  He did his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme in Kano State in 1984/85 service year.

3.        He started his civil service career in 1989 as a Senior Supplies Officer. In the course of his carrier, he has worked in Federal Ministry of Health, Federal Ministry of Education, Federal Ministry of Finance, Federal Civil Service Commission, Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Office of the Accountant General of the Federation, Office of the Auditor General for the Federation among others. He rose to the post of a Director on 1st January 2013 through hard work.  He has deployed his administrative acumen in the various positions he has held and ensured adherence to due process and service delivery. 

4.        Mr. Mohammed is an astute and consummate Administrator who has brought his wealth of experience to bear in the Federal Civil Service particularly as the Director, Human Resources Management at the Federal Ministry of Health which was at that time, volatile and bedeviled with agitations from the Staff Unions in the Health Sector.  However, he was able to put things right in the Ministry through his administrative acumen and good sense of judgment. 

5.        Mr. Mohammed was appointed a Federal Permanent Secretary by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR  on Tuesday 16th June, 2020. Presently, he is the Permanent Secretary, Special Services Office (SSO), Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.  Mr. Mohammed is happily married with children.